Tag Archives: Disciples

August 2, 2020, James 1:1-12 – ISSL Reflections

I.We begin this week a journey with some of the “encouragement” the Epistle of James offers us. (Is it an “encouragement” or a “warning”?) Let’s start as usual by reading the scripture a couple of times and reading it prayerfully … Continue reading

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July 26, 2020, John 14:1-14 – Post 2 – ISSL Reflections

IV.Take time to read the Scripture a few times. Here is a link for the passage. Why not read it in a few translations? https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=john+14%3A1-14&version=NRSV V.There is a prayer attributed to Richard of Chichester and popularized by the song, “Day … Continue reading

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July 26, 2020, John 14:1-14 – ISSL Reflections

I.This week we turn our attention to a much read passage in the Gospel of John. John 13 marks the beginning of what we often call the “Upper Room Discourse.” It is the setting of Jesus’ last actions and words … Continue reading

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July 5, 2020, Matthew 11:7-19 – ISSL Reflections

I.This week we turn to the Gospel of Matthew for our reflections, still thinking about Wisdom. Notice the closing of this week’s reading – “Yet wisdom is vindicated by her deeds.”    (Matthew 11:19) Our passage begins with, “As they went away … Continue reading

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